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Don’t Confuse Need With Greed

Years ago one of the most popular shows on television was “Candid Camera,” which captured funny reactions to situations on a hidden camera. Then a reporter would surprise the subjects and point to

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4 Tips for Effective Networking While You Travel

Mackay Maxim: Two things people never forget; those who were caring to them when they were at a low point, and those who weren’t. Elevators go up and down. There will be people in your network that

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Dr. Tony Byers: Legendary Leader Interview

Watch on YouTube Cliff Jones: Hello Ladies and gentlemen, Cliff Jones with Harvey Mackay and I’m pleased to introduce with us today to you Dr. Tony Byers, PhD Global Diversity and Inclusion

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Positive Thinking Has No Negative

In my favorite comic strip “Peanuts,” drawn by Charles Schulz, Lucy asks Charlie Brown what day of the week he likes best. For the next few frames, we see Charlie thinking and thinking. Finally, he

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4 Ways to Show Appreciation for Your Employee Network

Mackay Maxim: Don’t worry that your customers aren’t being properly recognized. If you’re not doing it, you can bet your competition is. Appreciation is often sought but rarely given. That Mackay

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What is a worthwhile goal?

William Marsten, a prominent psychologist, authored a two-year study where he asked 3,000 individuals the following: “What have you to live for?”  What Dr. Marsten found was absolutely shocking.

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Live a Life of Purpose

The neighborhood kids had congregated in the front yard when a fire truck zoomed past. Sitting on the front seat was a Dalmatian dog. The children started discussing the dog’s duties. “They use

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Alex Mandossian: Legendary Leader Interview

Watch on YouTube Cliff Jones: Hello Ladies and gentlemen, Cliff Jones with Harvey Mackay Academy and today with us we have a very exciting special guest, Alex men, dosing, longtime friend, mentor,

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One Person Can Make a Difference

A new era began at the University of Minnesota when PJ Fleck was hired as the head football coach. Since he landed in Minnesota less than two short years ago, he has already begun to energize the entire

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Resolving Conflicts is Good For Business

We all get angry at work sometimes. Conflicts in the workplace can get out of hand when people stop listening to each other and instead concentrate on defending their positions. The late management

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